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Dead Can Dance


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4 stars Debut album of DEAD CAN DANCE was followed by this excellent EP containing 4 songs. Lisa Gerrard's voice in Carnival of Light already suggests the future atmospheric, world fusion percussive tapestry. The rest is still rooted in the dark tones and moods of goth rock, where In Power We Entrust and The Arcane are filled with morbid, eerie sounds of monotonous bass rhythms. Brendan's vocal rises up from the ashes of Jim Morrison singing over the music of JOY DIVISION. The cover art depicts a sort of Garden of Eden in negative - an opposite side of Paradise? Highly recommended as a follow-up to Debut, The Garden of The Arcane Delights can be found included as bonus tracks to some CD reissues of Dead Can Dance.


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